Riyadh Airport Guide to King Khalid International Airport (RUH)

Riyadh Airport (RUH)

Find the most important information about Riyadh Airport: Flights (Departures, Arrivals and Delays), Parking, Car Rental, Hotels near the airport and other information about King Khalid International Airport (RUH) or KKIA Airport. Plan your travel to RUH Airport with the information provided in this guide.

 

KKIA Airport was built to handle the increasing local and international air transport requirements for Riyadh. It is a hub for Saudia and Flynas.

 

In 2019, 26,000,000 passengers passed through RUH Airport.

Terminals + info

At Riyadh Airport there are three operative terminals: Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and Terminal 5, together with the Royal Terminal.

Terminals 1, 2 and 5 are connected by moving walkways and shuttle bus service (Terminal 5).

Terminal 1: Riyadh Airport Terminal 1 handles international services excepting for Air France, Saudia and Nas Air flights.
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Terminal 2: Air France, Saudia and Nas Air international services are hosted in Riyadh Airport Terminal 2.
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Terminal 3 and Terminal 4: Riyadh Airport Terminal 3 and Riyadh Airport Terminal 4 used to operate domestic flights. They are currently inoperative, although both are being redesigned to increase the passenger capacity.

 

Terminal 5: Riyadh Airport Terminal 5 is the newest terminal, opened in 2016. Handles domestic flights and links with 5 different destinations in Saudi Arabia. Transfer between terminals via shuttle bus service (runs every 10 minutes approx.)
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Services and Facilities + info

KKIA Airport has the following Services and Facilities at their passengers’ disposal:

- ATMs
- Currency exchange
- Duty free
- Food, drink and retail concessions
- Information desk
- Medical services
- Mosque
- Travel agencies

Transportation + info

To get around to and from RUH Airport there are the following transportation options:


Shuttle
: Several hotels located in the vicinities of Riyadh Airport offer shuttle service to its customers. It is recommended to check with your hotel if the service is available.

Taxi: Taxi is one of the most efficient ways to get around, since you can transfer to Riyadh within 30 minutes. 
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Metro: Terminal 5 links KKIA Airport with Riyadh Metro Yellow Line (L4).
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Car Rental: Rent a car at Riyadh Airport. Check our search engine for further details!
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Contact

Address: Airport Road, King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, 13463, SAUDI ARABIA

Phone (helpline): +966 920 011 233

Lost & Found: +966 920 020 090

E-mailkkia@kkia.gov.sa

About Riyadh

Riyadh is the largest city and capital of Saudi Arabia, being the third-largest city in the Arab world.

While your stay in Riyadh, you shouldn’t miss Old town Riyadh, Ain Heet Cave, the five old gates on the old walls of Riyadh, Musmak Palace, Turaif district, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, King Abdul Aziz Historical Centre, National Museum of Saudi Arabia, among others.

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